ELP employs a dynamic and lean team of full-time employees. We also collaborate with a robust community of leadership practitioners that includes trainers, coaches, facilitators, and content experts. We welcome the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals that are interested in our work. If you are interested in connecting with ELP, direct your inquiries to info@elpnet.org.


Currently we are hiring for two roles within our team–  Executive Director and RAY Communications Manager.

For full details on each position and how to apply, please click the role titles below. 

We strongly encourage applications from Black and Indigenous people, people of color, immigrants, refugees, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as individuals from other underrepresented and historically marginalized communities. We recognize the lived experiences and leadership of these individuals as being fundamentally relevant to ELP’s work in advancing our mission. Non-traditional candidates are also welcomed and encouraged to apply.


Position Openings

Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading a strong team to implement ELP's mission and provide high-quality, relevant programming for environmental and social change leaders. The ED will model accountability to ELP's organizational values and our vision that foregrounds justice, equity, meaningful diversity, and inclusive belonging. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will oversee a $2.46M budget and a staff of 12 across programs and operations. The ED will also supervise a leadership team of three Program Directors, a People and Operations Director, and the Director of Development, and liaise closely with IT and financial operations vendors. We seek candidates who value and exhibit clarity, collaboration, and accountability to aligning internal operations and structures with core values. Strong candidates will have a bold vision for developing inclusive programming for our communities of service, collaborative leadership across the organization, and mission-driven partnerships with organizations. The ideal candidate must demonstrate leadership by example, ability to work across many dimensions of diversity, and motivate others to achieve exceptional results. This is an exciting opportunity to help the organization evolve into a new era of environmental and social justice leadership. 

For full details on the position, please click the role title above. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 3rd. The preferred start date of the position would be on or before April 1, 2023. Click here for a downloadable PDF of the ED position description

PLEASE NOTE: we are currently in the interview stage of with candidates for this position. If you have questions about the status of the process, please reach out by email to info@elpnet.org.


RAY Communications Manager

The Communications Manager is a mid-level position reporting directly to the Director of the RAY Fellowship Program. The successful candidate will support all RAY Fellowship Program staff on communications and marketing. The candidate is expected to work with and streamline current communications and marketing strategies, as well as grow these strategies long-term for the RAY Fellowship Program. The successful candidate will revise their work on short and long-term timelines; bring a commitment to continuous improvement and a culture of learning, care; and support of the RAY Fellowship team by managing all marketing and communications work. 

For full details on the position, please click the role title above. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a close date of March 10, 2023. Interviews will take place March 13-17, 2023 and a decision about the final applicant will be made the week of March 20, 2023.